Does supplemental oxygen increase blood glucose levels?

Answer Yes, supplemental oxygen does effect blood glucose positively. It helps control blood sugar levels in those with impaired glucose levels. Supplemental oxygen also is beneficial to pregnant women an... Read More »

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Can pain increase blood glucose levels in diabetics?

Pain can increase blood glucose levels in diabetics. When the body experiences pain or inflammation, blood glucose levels rise in an effort to better protect itself. When the body experiences pain,... Read More »

Does a blood glucose test include insulin levels?

A standard blood glucose test will measure the amount of glucose sugar in the blood. Glucose is the energy source the body uses to function. Testing the insulin hormone levels is not standard in a ... Read More »

Average Blood Glucose Levels?

Blood glucose levels of 100 mg/dL (5.6 mmol/L) or lower, before a person eats, are considered to be normal. The average level after eating a meal should be less than 180 mg/dL.Source: Read More »

Do cigarettes raise blood glucose levels?

Yes, cigarettes raise blood glucose levels. Anytime you smoke a cigarette, glucose is released into your blood stream and the nicotine from the cigarette decreases insulin production. Nicotine is a... Read More »